Daily Archives: April 22, 2007

58. Earth Day

I remember the first Earth Day. I don’t remember what we did, but I remember thinking it was a new beginning – a way to save the Earth.

In 1986 or thereabouts my husband and I walked from our house in Alexandria to an Earth Day rally in Washington DC. Tom Cruise was there. We walked home too. We got sunburned and blistered feet.

We didn’t do anything this year for Earth Day. You’d think we’d care more now that we have kids and global warming is a reality instead of a theory.

Here’s a song for Earth Day that I found on an IM contact’s weblog: